Areas of Work

Working faithfully with partners to address deprivation, isolation and division within our communities

Our team working across the Diocese of Leeds working towards the vision of transforming communities by supporting and enabling faith communities in social engagement. The following areas of work are key priorities and areas of expertise.

We offer guidance and support to parish churches looking to reflect and develop their community activities. We aim to be a resource, adding capacity and expertise to local efforts and work.
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We address social isolation in urban and rural areas, helping to build connections and sense of belonging. We support a growing number of Places of Welcome across the Diocese.
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We support and develop community leaders, bring people together in communities that are religiously and ethnically diverse and inform and inspire decision makers at regional and national levels with regard to the needs of grassroots communities.
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We co-ordinate efforts, channel funding, and share information to support groups that work to increase food security, including coordinating Feeding Bradford & Keighley.
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